The western area of Hungary offers a rich variety of beautiful and fascinating attractions - quaint medieval towns and villages, Baroque and Renaissance palaces, fortresses perched on rocky crags, romantic castle ruins, healing spas, stunning churches, and protected natural landscapes of forests, lakes and wetlands.
The region is rich in thermal springs. Come and enjoy the soothing effects of the baths in Balf, Sarvar and Bukfurdo. Those interested in ethnology will certainly appreciate the incomparable blend of local cultures (German, Croatian, Wendish, Jewish and Hungarian). The various types of red wines of the region, and the colorful vintage season celebrations around Lake Ferto are other tempting reasons to visit. Region is also rich in historical places, like Sopron, Koszeg and Veszprem.
If you are looking for wines, you can get one of the best red wines at Sopron wine region and try the smallest wine region in Hungary, the Somlo wine region. Western Transdanubia offers various type of activity tourism, like riding, horse riding, hiking in natural parks.
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Gyor is known as the 'city of the rivers' since three river meet there (raba,rabca and the danube).The city itself is a vibrant place, with beautiful historical downtown,many churches, museums
Since Gyor is closed to Bratislava and Vienna you can use it as a starting point.